22nd June 2014
Brussels opera house drops star over anti-gay ‘faecal masses’ Facebook rant 30
12:18 PM — A Brussels opera house has confirmed that it has dropped an opera star from a planned upcoming performance, over a violent anti-gay rant on her Facebook page.
21st June 2014
Australia: Opera singer blames husband for rant calling gay people ‘faecal masses’ 46
12:06 PM — An opera singer has claimed her husband was responsible for a homophobic rant on her Facebook page which labelled gay people "faecal masses".
20th June 2014
Conchita Wurst announced as headline act for Pride in London 12
11:32 PM — Organisers of Pride in London have announced that Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst will headline the festival.
Australia: Opera singer calls gay people ‘faecal masses’ in violent homophobic rant 68
7:49 PM — An opera singer is under fire for an anti-gay rant in which she referred to gay people as 'faecal masses', and welcomed violent attacks against a pride parade.
UK: Culture Club to reunite for televised concert next month 6
3:14 PM — Boy George's band Culture Club are reuniting for the first time in over a decade with a televised performance, it has been confirmed.
US: Trans violinist to play Pride concert at Carnegie Hall 1
2:03 PM — A transgender violinist will perform at Carnegie Hall in New York next week, following a successful crowdfunding campaign
17th June 2014
George Michael: ‘I’ll probably never feel quite as safe again’ 21
6:52 PM — George Michael no longer feels as ''safe'' as he used to, since battling with acute pneumonia in December 2011.
16th June 2014
Adam Lambert: Sam Smith not used to people ‘dissecting’ his sexuality 4
7:29 PM — Adam Lambert has said that fellow singer Sam Smith is struggling with his sexuality being "dissected" in the media.
14th June 2014
Video: Insurance company marks Pride with beautiful animated gay love story 15
6:08 PM — American insurance company Allstate has released an animated short film featuring a gay love story, to commemorate Pride month.
Video: Ricky Martin changes lyrics from ‘she’ to ‘he’ during Morocco concert 15
4:24 PM — Ricky Martin flipped the pronouns in a song while performing in Morocco, singing about a gay lover despite homosexuality being criminalised.
John Barrowman awarded MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List 54
11:16 AM — Actor and singer John Barrowman has been awarded an MBE for services to entertainment and charity.
13th June 2014
Singer Lance Bass to marry same-sex partner on TV next February 2
5:33 PM — Singer Lance Bass has confirmed he will marry his same-sex partner in a TV special next year.
12th June 2014
UK: James Arthur dropped by Simon Cowell record label after homophobic lyrics row 18
8:45 PM — X Factor winner James Arthur has confirmed he is no longer signed to Simon Cowell's record label, following multiple rows over homophobic lyrics.
Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst: I was bullied for wearing a dress to school 3
7:09 PM — Conchita Wurst says being bullied at school for wearing a dress was “very tough for me”.
Israel: Music video by trans star taken down following family complaint 3
5:39 PM — A music video by the first openly trans woman to perform on Eurovision has been taken down, after the family of a young person said they did not give their permission to be featured in the video.
9th June 2014
Irish singer Hozier: Religious homophobia is appalling and can happen anywhere 4
3:04 PM — An Irish singer whose video portraying an anti-gay attack went viral last year has opened up about 'appalling' religious homophobia.
8th June 2014
Pet Shop Boys: It’s disappointing Stonewall haven’t pushed for more after Turing pardon 23
4:06 PM — The Pet Shop Boys have branded it "disappointing" that Stonewall hasn't pushed for the pardoning of more people convicted of homosexuality.
6th June 2014
‘Bareback Saint’ title for Andy Bell’s new album 3
6:45 PM — Erasure star Andy Bell is releasing a new solo album called “Torsten The Bareback Saint”.
2nd June 2014
Lily Allen: I’d go gay for Beyoncé 5
1:46 PM — Lily Allen has joked she loves Beyoncé so much she would “turn” for her.
1st June 2014
George Takei releases own ‘Let It Go’ cover in response to ‘God Hates Fags’ church 2
4:07 PM — George Takei has released his own cover of Let It Go, mocking the Westboro Baptist Church.